Latest news and updates on Yoon Suk-yeol who was sworn in as president of South Korea on May 10, 2022.
Media workers say press freedom is under attack as they accuse Yoon’s administration of ‘reshaping the media’ in its favour and threatening voices of dissent.
Wang Yi, Yoko Kamikawa and Park Jin will also exchange views on cooperation for various regional and international situations during their meeting in Busan.
Lawmakers from across the aisle have proposed to outlaw the consumption and sale of dog meat, with measures such as a five-year jail term or fines of up to US$38,000.
The 16 victims filed the suit in 2016, seeking 200 million won (US$155,000) each in compensation but the Seoul Central District Court dismissed the case in 2021.
King Charles praised the quartet’s roles as advocates for the UN’s SDGs and as ambassadors of COP26, in the presence of Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol, William and Kate, and British PM Rishi Sunak
The UK government hopes the Korean leader’s three-day visit will help cement an ‘Indo-Pacific tilt’ in its foreign and trade policy.
North Korea’s space agency will soon send up more satellites to continue surveillance over South Korea and elsewhere, state media reported
Online hate speech against women could be fuelling physical violence against them, says writer who chronicled South Korea’s #MeToo movement.
South Korea-born American doctor John Linton is tasked with revamping the ruling party and making it more competitive by appealing to younger voters.
The trip comes after the US and Seoul’s spy agency said Pyongyang had shipped ammunition and supplies to Moscow, for Russia’s war on Ukraine.
Bereaved relatives visited the scene of the tragedy that killed 159 people a year ago and demanded President Yoon Suk Yeol apologies properly and launch a special probe.
South Korea is aiming to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia and use it as a springboard to expand to other Middle East markets.
The exercise comes after a crowd surge last year led to a crush in a narrow alley in the Itaewon nightlife district, killing 159 people in a disaster blamed on a lack of preparation
South Korea is ready to share its experience with friendly nations to help them develop their own defence sectors, President Yoon Suk-yeol said at the ADEX arms fair.
South Korea helped evacuate 51 Japanese nationals from Israel, with officials later ‘openly agreeing to help each other out again in the future’.
Following Kim Jong-un’s visit to Russia this month, North Korea could arm Russia in exchange for a technology transfer to boost the North’s nuclear arsenal.
The Thursday vote comes three weeks after opposition leader Lee Jae-myung began a hunger strike to protest a decline of democracy in the country.
The president said Seoul and its allies would not stand idly by if Moscow helped Pyongyang enhance its weapons programmes in return for help in the Ukraine war.
Historians, opposition leaders slam President Yoon’s administration for trying to play down colonial Japanese brutality, anti-Japanese moves.
Some members of the ruling People Power Party rebuked others in the same party for fawning over the power couple, treating the president ‘like a god’.
The South Korean president’s rhetoric, likened to Cold War-era confrontation, has raised alarm among opposition politicians and puzzled observers.
The central government has asked Gwangju City to cancel plans to build a memorial for Jeong Yul-seong, who composed military songs for China and North Korea.
South Korean PM Han Duck-soo says there is no need to be too concerned despite the opposition slamming the water release as an ‘act of terror’.
Camp David principles deepening trilateral commitments set forth after first-of-its-kind meeting of US President Joe Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol.